Party Pointers: Buffet Party Planning

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Buffet Party Planning– Buffet portions are usually smaller than sit-down meal portions because the guests are offered more choices. So if the recipe says, “serves 10,” you will probably get more servings out... READ MORE

Tablescape: Starfish Tablesetting

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Summertime always makes me think of coastal colors and décor. I don’t live on the water or have a boat, but I really enjoy visiting at the river or beach and soaking up... READ MORE

Party Plan: Clothes Swap Party

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If you realize that your clothes closet needs major purging, your friends and neighbors probably are thinking the same thing about theirs. Then this would be the perfect time to host a clothes... READ MORE

DIY Project: Star Pool Noodle Centerpiece Ideas

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In virtually every store that carries summer accessories, you will find tall boxes holding long colorful foam noodles. They are wonderful flotation devices for both children and adults at neighborhood or home pools.... READ MORE

Resource: Block Parties and Poker Nights

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Block Parties & Poker Nights: Recipes and Ideas for Getting and Staying Connected with Your Neighbors is one of my favorite party books and should be read before having a summer block party.... READ MORE